Cornwall Community Resilience Network

At the very beginning of an emergency, communities may have to cope on their own until help arrives. Community resilience is about communities using local resources and knowledge during an emergency, both before emergency services are on the scene and working alongside them once they arrive. It involves identifying and planning for things that could happen during an emergency so communities can help themselves.

The Government has produced this handy guide which sets out The Context for Community Resilience. 

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The Cornwall Community Resilience Network helps communities to be prepared to respond to an emergency, like flooding, heavy snowfall or a major fire. Use the links on this page to find out how to set up a group, write a community emergency plan and learn about how other Cornish communities are becoming better prepared.

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Find out how other communities in Cornwall are preparing for emergencies, including case studies and examples of emergency and flood plans
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A step by step guide for communities preparing for emergencies, including writing a community emergency plan, training, equipment, insurance and more.
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Advice for residents and businesses before, during and after a flood
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Advice for individuals on preparing for an emergency
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